|Devotional Unjal Prabandhams On Lord Ranganatha - thiruvazha Thiruvazhi (azhagiya Manavala Dasar)|
Sri Devadhirajan Perumal (Vishnu or Narayana) Sevai during Garuda Panchami Utsavam 2010 at ShanguChakra's Home. The accompanying Unjal Songs on Lord Ranganatha of Srirangam and his Consort Sri Mahalakshmi is rendered by Bharat Ratna Smt. MSSubbulakshmi composed by Sri Pillai Perumal Iyengar (Azhagiya Manvala Dasar). Ranganātha (Sanskrit : रंगनाथ), also known as Sri Ranganatha, Ranganathar, or Ranga, is a Hindu deity, more well-known in South India. The deity is a resting form of Lord Vishnu, one of the foremost of Hindu Gods. His consort is Goddess Lakshmi, also known as Ranganayaki, Thayar (mother in Tamil). Most of the deities portray a 'smiling' lord in a reclining position over the celestial serpent Adisesha. This is the form in which he is open to listening to all of his devotee's woes, and blesses them. Apart from being worshipped by all Hindus, this form is of particular importance to the Sri Vaishnava community. His name is Sanskrit for "protector of the place of assembly". One of the most sacred of Ranganatha temples is Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam. Of the 108 Divya Desams (sacred places of worship of Lord Vishnu), Ranganatha or the reclining posture of the God can be found in many temples. They include Thirumayyam, Thirukoshtiyur, Koviladi, Kapisthalam, Thiruneermalai, Tiruvallur, Anbil, Appokudathan, Mayiladuthurai and Srivilliputhur. PiLLai PerumAL IyengAr ( Azhagiya MaNavALa DhAsar) and his grandson ( Koneriappan Iyengar ...